CWG silver medallist Lajja finishes 11th in shooting World Cup

New Delhi:Commonwealth Games silver medallist Lajja Gauswami finished 11th after she aggregated 573 in women`s 50-metre rifle 3 position event at the ISSF World Cup final in Munich, Germany on Wednesday .

Joydeep Karmakar finished eight in men`s 50-metre rifle prone event with a total of 698.7 (596 + 102.7).

Gauswami scored 196 in prone, 186 in standing and 191 in kneeling position.

USA`s Jamie Beyerle won the gold medal after she shot 690.7 (590 in qualifying and 100.7 in the final), while Serbia`s Lidija Mihalovic clinched the silver with 686.5. Germany`s Sonja Pfeilschifter bagged the bronze medal with a score of 685.9.

In men`s 50-metre rifle prone, Belarus` Sergei Martynov clinched the gold after he shot 703.2, while Norway`s Vebjoern Berg bagged silver with 701.7. Germany`s Henri Junghaenel shot 701.5 to have a bronze-medal finish.

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Omkar Singh was 11th after he aggregated 581 in the men`s 10-metre air pistol qualifying.

Gauswami, in partnership with world champion Tejeswini Sawant, had clinched silver in 50-metre rifle 3 position event in the Commonwealth Games.


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